A fairly commonly occurring condition, Strabismus is defined as the problem where the eyes are not aligned properly. This tends to interfere with binocular visions and there is an evident misalignment. The individual would suffer from double vision and eye strain. One can noticeably see that the individual is unable to see properly and focus.
HOW IS STRABISMUS DIAGNOSED?
An ophthalmologist would do a series of tests like the cover testing or the Hirschberg test to confirm the disorder.
HOW IS STRABISMUS TREATED?
Strabismus is treated based on the severity of misalignment. Minor Strabismus can be treated non-surgically through an eye patch or vision therapy. Severe misalignment may require surgical correction
DID YOU KNOW?
The socioeconomic angle also needs to be explored while treating Strabismus